Monthly Archives: April 2011

Haiti’s Parliament gets new quarters

Officials inaugurated a new building for Haiti’s Parliament yesterday, more than 15 months after an earthquake destroyed the national assembly’s headquarters. The $700,000 prefabricated structure, built on the site of the destroyed assembly building, gives the 129 newly elected representatives … Continue reading

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The sky is not the limit

VATICAN CITY — Space, the final frontier. Even for the pope. Pope Benedict will have a satellite linkup with the International Space Station on Wednesday May 4 at 5:30 p.m. Rome time to mark the final voyage of the Space … Continue reading

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College Theology Society endorses Catholic Theological Society statement on Fordham professor’s book

Leaders of the College Theology Society have endorsed a statement from the Catholic Theological Society of America in the fray over a widely used college textbook written by a Fordham University professor. In a statement posted on the CTS website, … Continue reading

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Helping the Japanese carry their cross

At the request of their members in Japan, the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have put together a special Stations of the Cross for the healing of Japan. When you get to the link, scroll down to read the … Continue reading

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Vatican releases guest list for blogging conference

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has released the list of 150 Catholic bloggers who will be attending a one-day meeting designed as “the beginning of a dialogue” between church officials in Rome and the blogosphere. Among the better-known English-language bloggers … Continue reading

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Capturing the lives of monks in British Columbia

“This Side of Eden,” which premiered Palm Sunday on Canada’s Salt + Light Television, has gotten great reviews, and viewers around the world have more chances to watch the documentary about the monks of Westminster Abbey in British Columbia. News … Continue reading

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Vatican newspaper launches new website

VATICAN CITY — Marking the beginning of the seventh year of the papacy of Pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican newspaper launched a new website. The site, initially available only in Italian and English, debuted last evening as this morning’s issue … Continue reading

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